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Ulani uses music to support autism community connection

UWA Music Studies student Ulani Ho has harnessed her passion for music to help people on the autism spectrum feel more connected to their communities through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

9 September, 2021

Mentorship opens doors for Ilora

Looking for opportunities to meaningfully connect with the Perth community, Ilora, who is studying a Master of Strategic Communication, was immediately drawn to UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship program.

8 September, 2021

Gabby assists vulnerable young people in care

UWA student Gabby Fitzpatrick has contributed 100 hours towards a project to help vulnerable young people successfully transition out of state care systems into independent adulthood through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

7 September, 2021

Malcolm McCusker delivers 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration

On Wednesday 25 August 2021, the McCusker Centre for Citizenship had the privilege of hosting the 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration in partnership with Perth Rotary.

2 September, 2021

Internship supports children with disabilities and older people in community

UWA student Conor O’Sullivan has contributed 100 hours to support initiatives for children with disabilities and older people to be more involved in our community through a unique McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at not-for-profit group Inclusion Solutions.

30 August, 2021

Leanne aids volunteer program to support the homeless

Leanne Lill spent over 100 hours strengthening the volunteering program at East Perth-based not for profit organisation St Bart’s, to assist and support people who are homeless.

9 August, 2021

Sayuri contributes to DFES climate strategy

Sayuri Peries contributed 100 hours towards the development of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ (DFES) climate change strategy.

27 July, 2021

Martha supports community voice at Shire of Mundaring

Martha Dodge contributed 100 hours towards strengthening community engagement at the Shire of Mundaring.

23 July, 2021

Mentoring Program participants reflect on the year so far

2021 mentors and mentees recently attended a morning tea event to network and reflect on the year so far.

15 July, 2021

Rachel puts a spotlight on Aboriginal health and wellbeing

University of WA student Rachel Ng utilised her storytelling and media production skills to support mental health and physical wellbeing initiatives within Aboriginal communities through an internship with the UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship at Fremantle-based Yogazeit Ltd.

12 July, 2021